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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 141 247 291
Rank change year-on-year +106 +44 -51
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 4,731 1,658 708
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.83% 1.44% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 1.53% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,443 972 561
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £95,000 £99,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 160,204 108,315 57,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.77% 94.09% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83,315 73,224 47,036
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,756 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.61% +1.37% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England +111 3,844 £70,000 +7.69% 144
London +136 2,886 £77,500 +6.90% 61
Work from Home +117 2,284 £70,000 +9.80% 59
UK excluding London +25 1,011 £60,000 +9.09% 93
South East +50 405 £57,500 -4.17% 19
North of England -31 172 £65,000 +36.84% 27
Midlands +24 158 £52,500 -8.70% 14
West Midlands +44 142 £50,000 -23.08% 4
East of England -20 96 £70,000 +53.85% 10
South West +3 94 £77,500 +24.00% 11
Scotland -8 82 £44,820 -25.30% 8
North West -52 82 £55,000 +37.50% 15
Yorkshire -13 65 £75,000 +44.23% 10
North East -4 24 £65,000 +18.18% 2
East Midlands -45 16 £58,750 +6.82% 10
Wales -7 8 £52,500 -30.00%
Northern Ireland -45 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 3,112 (65.78%) Agile
2 1,704 (36.02%) Product Roadmap
3 1,613 (34.09%) Social Skills
4 1,386 (29.30%) Product Strategy
5 1,241 (26.23%) Finance
6 1,194 (25.24%) User Experience
7 961 (20.31%) Marketing
8 953 (20.14%) Analytics
9 931 (19.68%) Scrum
10 892 (18.85%) Problem-Solving
11 878 (18.56%) User Stories
12 868 (18.35%) Degree
13 828 (17.50%) Software Engineering
14 746 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
15 678 (14.33%) Mentoring
16 651 (13.76%) Java
17 645 (13.63%) JIRA
18 642 (13.57%) Product Vision
19 629 (13.30%) SaaS
20 606 (12.81%) Project Management
21 604 (12.77%) AWS
22 597 (12.62%) UX Design
23 591 (12.49%) Python
24 585 (12.37%) SQL
24 585 (12.37%) Strategic Roadmap
25 580 (12.26%) Coaching
26 571 (12.07%) Computer Science
27 566 (11.96%) Data Science
28 539 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
29 525 (11.10%) E-Commerce

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 248 (5.24%) Confluence
2 135 (2.85%) CMS
3 27 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
4 25 (0.53%) Apache Spark
5 21 (0.44%) Apache Solr
6 20 (0.42%) Apache
7 19 (0.40%) Drupal
7 19 (0.40%) nginx
7 19 (0.40%) OpenStack
8 18 (0.38%) Sitefinity
9 16 (0.34%) IBM Domino
10 13 (0.27%) Jupyter
10 13 (0.27%) SharePoint
10 13 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.15%) SAS
14 6 (0.13%) Headless CMS
14 6 (0.13%) Hyperledger
14 6 (0.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 111 (2.35%) Sketch
2 83 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 82 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
4 60 (1.27%) InVision
5 55 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 44 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 43 (0.91%) MS Visio
8 38 (0.80%) Adobe XD
9 33 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 19 (0.40%) Zeplin
11 18 (0.38%) InDesign
12 10 (0.21%) Acrobat
12 10 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.21%) Photoshop
12 10 (0.21%) RoboHelp
13 9 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
13 9 (0.19%) Maya
13 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
14 7 (0.15%) Campfire
15 6 (0.13%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 41 (0.87%) R3 Corda
2 36 (0.76%) Distributed Ledger
3 33 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 30 (0.63%) Aladdin
5 17 (0.36%) Shopify
6 12 (0.25%) Social Studio
7 7 (0.15%) Odoo
8 6 (0.13%) Magento
9 4 (0.085%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.021%) Aligne
10 1 (0.021%) Endur
10 1 (0.021%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.021%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.021%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 629 (13.30%) SaaS
2 604 (12.77%) AWS
3 428 (9.05%) Azure
4 234 (4.95%) GCP
5 189 (3.99%) Figma
6 159 (3.36%) Google Analytics
7 113 (2.39%) Power Platform
8 100 (2.11%) Miro
9 93 (1.97%) dbt
10 80 (1.69%) Slack
11 79 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
12 74 (1.56%) Serverless
13 63 (1.33%) GitHub
14 54 (1.14%) Azure DevOps
15 52 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
16 46 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
17 45 (0.95%) IaaS
18 42 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
19 37 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 36 (0.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 105 (2.22%) Internet
2 73 (1.54%) Firewall
3 41 (0.87%) Unified Communications
4 39 (0.82%) Broadband
5 38 (0.80%) VoIP
6 23 (0.49%) Network Security
7 22 (0.47%) DNS
7 22 (0.47%) Wireless
8 19 (0.40%) Ethernet
8 19 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (0.38%) SAN
10 17 (0.36%) DHCP
11 15 (0.32%) WAN
12 13 (0.27%) 5G
12 13 (0.27%) HTTP
12 13 (0.27%) SD-WAN
12 13 (0.27%) X.25
13 12 (0.25%) BGP
13 12 (0.25%) MPLS
13 12 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
2 153 (3.23%) Big Data
3 152 (3.21%) MySQL
4 150 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 124 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 107 (2.26%) Power BI
7 95 (2.01%) NoSQL
8 87 (1.84%) Tableau
9 84 (1.78%) SQL Server
10 82 (1.73%) Mixpanel
11 70 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
12 69 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
13 43 (0.91%) SQLite
14 42 (0.89%) Hadoop
15 41 (0.87%) Looker
16 39 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
17 37 (0.78%) Data Lake
18 35 (0.74%) Redis
19 33 (0.70%) BigQuery
20 25 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 645 (13.63%) JIRA
2 276 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 140 (2.96%) Jenkins
4 83 (1.75%) Selenium
5 63 (1.33%) Gradle
6 62 (1.31%) GitLab
7 56 (1.18%) JUnit
8 49 (1.04%) Mocha
9 44 (0.93%) Jasmine
10 40 (0.85%) Bitbucket
11 39 (0.82%) Maven
11 39 (0.82%) Mockito
12 35 (0.74%) Crashlytics
13 33 (0.70%) JMeter
14 32 (0.68%) Cypress.io
15 31 (0.66%) webpack
16 28 (0.59%) Cucumber
17 24 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 23 (0.49%) Android Studio
18 23 (0.49%) CircleCI
General
1 1,613 (34.09%) Social Skills
2 1,241 (26.23%) Finance
3 961 (20.31%) Marketing
4 746 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
5 466 (9.85%) Retail
6 397 (8.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 332 (7.02%) Games
8 220 (4.65%) Legal
9 209 (4.42%) Presentation Skills
10 179 (3.78%) Banking
11 165 (3.49%) Advertising
12 114 (2.41%) Organisational Skills
13 111 (2.35%) Influencing Skills
14 101 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
15 95 (2.01%) Public Sector
15 95 (2.01%) Publishing
16 90 (1.90%) Automotive
17 81 (1.71%) Manufacturing
18 65 (1.37%) Documentation Skills
19 62 (1.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,778 (37.58%) Product Manager
2 577 (12.20%) Product Owner
3 544 (11.50%) Senior Manager
4 498 (10.53%) Senior Product Manager
5 432 (9.13%) Developer
6 250 (5.28%) Software Engineer
7 245 (5.18%) Senior Developer
8 226 (4.78%) Designer
9 189 (3.99%) Analyst
10 144 (3.04%) Architect
11 141 (2.98%) Senior Software Engineer
12 126 (2.66%) Technical Manager
13 116 (2.45%) Business Analyst
14 102 (2.16%) UX Designer
15 96 (2.03%) Consultant
16 93 (1.97%) Project Manager
16 93 (1.97%) Technical Product Manager
17 88 (1.86%) Full Stack Developer
18 82 (1.73%) Product Analyst
19 80 (1.69%) Digital Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (9.24%) React
2 334 (7.06%) Node.js
3 287 (6.07%) HTML
4 256 (5.41%) CSS
5 198 (4.19%) AngularJS
6 181 (3.83%) .NET
7 178 (3.76%) Spring
8 165 (3.49%) REST
9 159 (3.36%) Spring Boot
10 152 (3.21%) RESTful
11 138 (2.92%) Velocity
12 123 (2.60%) Kafka
13 119 (2.52%) Web Services
14 84 (1.78%) Django
15 78 (1.65%) XML
16 67 (1.42%) GraphQL
17 65 (1.37%) Vue.js
18 64 (1.35%) .NET Core
19 63 (1.33%) CSS3
20 62 (1.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1,194 (25.24%) User Experience
2 345 (7.29%) Mobile App
3 249 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 188 (3.97%) Virtual Team
5 179 (3.78%) Blockchain
6 167 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
7 139 (2.94%) Management Information System
8 121 (2.56%) Social Media
9 115 (2.43%) Algorithms
10 113 (2.39%) Hedge funds
11 107 (2.26%) Fixed Income
12 106 (2.24%) Derivative
13 100 (2.11%) Cardano
14 91 (1.92%) Renewable Energy
15 86 (1.82%) Blog
16 82 (1.73%) Legacy Systems
17 79 (1.67%) Data Structures
18 66 (1.40%) IoT
19 62 (1.31%) Cloud Native
20 54 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 194 (4.10%) Android
2 144 (3.04%) Linux
3 140 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 115 (2.43%) Windows
5 31 (0.66%) CentOS
6 14 (0.30%) Ubuntu
6 14 (0.30%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.21%) MVS
9 9 (0.19%) Unix
10 7 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.13%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.11%) Solaris
12 5 (0.11%) VMS
13 2 (0.042%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.042%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.021%) Alpine Linux
14 1 (0.021%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.021%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,112 (65.78%) Agile
2 1,704 (36.02%) Product Roadmap
3 1,386 (29.30%) Product Strategy
4 953 (20.14%) Analytics
5 931 (19.68%) Scrum
6 892 (18.85%) Problem-Solving
7 878 (18.56%) User Stories
8 828 (17.50%) Software Engineering
9 678 (14.33%) Mentoring
10 642 (13.57%) Product Vision
11 606 (12.81%) Project Management
12 597 (12.62%) UX Design
13 585 (12.37%) Strategic Roadmap
14 580 (12.26%) Coaching
15 571 (12.07%) Computer Science
16 566 (11.96%) Data Science
17 539 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 525 (11.10%) E-Commerce
18 525 (11.10%) Product Backlog
19 500 (10.57%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 651 (13.76%) Java
2 591 (12.49%) Python
3 585 (12.37%) SQL
4 460 (9.72%) JavaScript
5 272 (5.75%) C#
6 178 (3.76%) TypeScript
7 117 (2.47%) Kotlin
8 102 (2.16%) C
9 77 (1.63%) Ruby
10 67 (1.42%) Scala
11 61 (1.29%) C++
12 49 (1.04%) Go
12 49 (1.04%) PHP
13 44 (0.93%) R
14 37 (0.78%) Bash
15 36 (0.76%) VBA
16 30 (0.63%) Rust
17 25 (0.53%) PowerShell
17 25 (0.53%) T-SQL
18 24 (0.51%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 868 (18.35%) Degree
2 245 (5.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 85 (1.80%) Master's Degree
4 77 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 56 (1.18%) MBA
6 55 (1.16%) PMI Certification
7 54 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 43 (0.91%) ISEB
9 33 (0.70%) CSPO
10 26 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
11 24 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 23 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (0.47%) DV Cleared
14 20 (0.42%) PgMP
15 18 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
16 16 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 15 (0.32%) PhD
18 11 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 459 (9.70%) QA
2 124 (2.62%) Accessibility
3 85 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 38 (0.80%) SLA
5 36 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (0.61%) ISO 20022
6 29 (0.61%) PMO
7 28 (0.59%) GDPR
8 19 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
9 10 (0.21%) SOC 2
10 8 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.17%) NIST
11 7 (0.15%) SOC 1
12 6 (0.13%) COBIT
12 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.11%) PCI DSS
13 5 (0.11%) WCAG
14 4 (0.085%) GLP
14 4 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.085%) WAI
System Software
1 308 (6.51%) Docker
2 66 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 19 (0.40%) Firmware
5 16 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 16 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.30%) LXC
7 10 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.19%) vSphere
9 6 (0.13%) HDFS
9 6 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.11%) etcd
10 5 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (0.085%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.021%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 279 (5.90%) Kubernetes
2 86 (1.82%) Terraform
3 73 (1.54%) Ansible
4 37 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
5 24 (0.51%) Grafana
5 24 (0.51%) Panaseer
6 23 (0.49%) Prometheus
7 21 (0.44%) Puppet
8 18 (0.38%) HAProxy
9 13 (0.27%) SCCM
10 9 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (0.19%) Pingdom
10 9 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (0.15%) Anchore
11 7 (0.15%) Cilium
11 7 (0.15%) Sysdig
12 5 (0.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 5 (0.11%) Autotask
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle ZFS
13 4 (0.085%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 387 (8.18%) Google
2 328 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 149 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
4 137 (2.90%) Adobe
5 81 (1.71%) VMware
6 76 (1.61%) Cisco
7 70 (1.48%) Sage
8 69 (1.46%) Apple
9 56 (1.18%) Oracle
10 48 (1.01%) Facebook
11 46 (0.97%) IBM
12 42 (0.89%) TOWER Software
13 40 (0.85%) SAP
14 31 (0.66%) Bloomberg
14 31 (0.66%) F5
15 29 (0.61%) Marin
16 27 (0.57%) Foundry
16 27 (0.57%) Palantir
17 26 (0.55%) Amplitude
18 25 (0.53%) Splunk